Guests on the latest installment of This Week in the Big East include Creighton head coach Greg McDermott, Butler guard Roosevelt Jones and Villanova radio analyst Whitey Rigsby.
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The hosts for This Week In The BIG EAST are John Rooke, a well-known BIG EAST play-by-play voice for 27 years and Kevin McNamara, who has covered the BIG EAST for 25 seasons at the Providence Journal and is a columnist for Basketball Times. Rooke and McNamara give a comprehensive look at the teams, coaches, players and storied tradition of the top basketball conference in America in each episode.
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GLENDALE, AZ – North Carolina will attempt to win its third title under head coach Roy Williams on Monday night, following victories in 2005 and 2009. Jim Gray caught up with Roy Williams ahead of the game. Every game of the NCAA Tournament streams right here on WestwoodOneSports.com! CLICK HERE… Read More »
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